Top Ten Underrated Led Zeppelin Songs


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Ten Years Gone
My favourite piece of music by the greatest band of all time. This song is unbelievably touching, it can leave one literally in tears. Some of Jimmy page's best work in overdubbing, he used over TEN different guitar tracks in this song. The most essential piece of music on Physical Graffiti. This song will always hold a special place in my heart.
This is one of Zeppelin's most personal and emotional songs and it shows with its beautiful song writing and build up.


Give it a listen if you haven't already, and you will know for sure why this is their #1 underrated song.
[Newest]Very true it's really one of the best but not appreciated

2Achilles Last Stand
Second best Led Zeppelin song only to Stairway to Heaven of course, this song is great. Easily most underrated. "the mighty arms of Atlas hold the heavens from the earth, " classic.


It was really close in my opinion between this and ten years gone. The latter nails the guitar solo. Achilles last stand really takes you on a journey. It has so many awesome quality the guitar and drum riffs are the beginning of metal music (yes I know iron maiden came out a few months prior to the release of this song)
thank god people finnaly get me it not only the most underrated led zeppelin song its also the greatest.


[Newest]Truly a hidden gem. This is Bonzo at his finest. You just don't want this song to end. The energy in this song is phenomenal throughout. Great lyrics too! This has to be their most underrated song.

3How Many More Times
The riff explains itself
Every live concert of this beautiful rock somphony is orchestrated in a diffrent unique way. Lyrics can't be more true as well
Unreal song. I'll never forget the first time
I heard it...

4When the Levee Breaks
The fact that it isn't #1 on every single list proves that it's underrated.


Based on a blues classic by Memphis Minnie, it should't be among their underrated songs. Just listen to the great intro, it knocks you over. To me one of their best tunes.
One of their best songs for sure, the drumline and guitar riffs are phenomenal. Best intro I've heard in a song personally.

5Bring It On Home
Love blues song with little country touch, and old days fame of harmonica use and of course not to forget bonham's awesome work.
It's worth to listen dude!
Great blues intro then Page's guitar riff blasts it away

6Out On the Tiles
Syncopated and heavy, a beast of a hard rock song with a melodic chorus.

I really wonder why this didn't catch on... (? )
It should be more known. It's so joyfull and musically perfect, a great song by Led Zeppelin.

7Four Sticks
Should definitely be up higher on the list. Awesome riff and great bass line. I bet you played this song for people and they could never tell you the name of it.
Unbelievably good song. Should be up there with Kashmir and Stairway
Great song, well they all are

8No Quarter
Brilliant riff, brilliant vocals with great dreamy effects, completely underrated
John Paul Jones at his finest, especially the Song Remains the Same version, with Jonesy's "Fantasy Sequence", as a keyboard/guitar player, I feel that this is a song that represents the culmination of Zeppelin's keyboard-led era.


9Living Loving Maid
This one should be an all time classic! Epic riff!
Definitely. This is the song that got me into the band at a young age. I love it.
Great song but not underrated.

10Trampled Under Foot
Trampled Under Foot is my 5th favourite Led Zeppelin song, severely underrated! It's just so catchy! Led Zeppelin making a funk song worked out WAY better than it should have!
This song always makes me smile! If you never heard Trampled Under Foot, you must have a really sad life
My third favorite zep song ever (which means it's my third favorite song period.). Deserves to be more well known than it is.

The Contenders

11The Ocean
Severely underrated. The riff is so powerful and gets you pumped up immediately.

12Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
I'm very sure most of you have not even heard of this song. Please, I love it, I want you all to know it. If you do already know it, THANKS!
This song is what makes Zeppelin transcend genres... Awesome song that you can't help but stomp along to
A song dedicated to Robert's dog, Strider.
Aw, caught you smiling at me, that's the way it should be
Like a leaf is to a tree so fine

13The Battle of Evermore
Such good mellow guitar
Great, very underrated song.
It's underrated, because of being between "Black Dog" and "Stairway To Heaven", but this is great song almost like them.
This song gives me chills every time I hear it. Probably my second favorite from IV

14Fool In the Rain
I didn't even know this was so underrated! I love this song so much, I though everyone who knew Led Zeppelin knew this song!

WELL, There's a light in your eye that keeps shining... Like a star that can't wait for the night... I hate to think I've been blinded, baby...
An INCREDIBLY underrated song. Sure it's not typical Led Zeppelin but that doesn't matter. Certainly the best song on In Through The Out Door.
Underrated maybe 10 or 15 years ago but in Orlando its one of the most played Zepp songs on the radio today (2013)

15All My Love
Do people say what the list says. Achilles Last Stand, No Quarter, and Kashmir? These are among the most popular of Zeppelin Songs.
This is not Led Zeppelin's BEST song, but it is quite underrated. Very deep lyrics. Plant wrote this after the loss of his son. The rest of the album may have been very good, but this is a very powerful Zep tune. Give it a listen, and you'll see that is does not get the praise it deserves!
This is a very beautiful and sad song. This song was written for Robert's late son, Karac, who died of a rare stomach virus on July 26, 1977 at the age of 5.

16Down By The Seaside
actually really good. SOO underrated its crazy. maybe because its not like other led zeppelin songs.
Musically great, with really nice themes, too. It really says a lot about society.

17Nobody's Fault But Mine

18The Lemon Song
I don't understand why this song is so underrated... The bassline in this song is so perfect it makes me jizz.. Not just the bass, but the guitar, vocals, and drums just so good..

19The Rover
This one should be in top 10. I guess this song is REALLY underrated laugh out loud
So it's even underrated in terms of an underrated songs, wow
Seriously? Pretty no one knows about this extremely good song from Zeppelin. Bonzo's drumming, Robert's heart-warming vocals, JPJ's bass lines and some of Pagey's heaviest-sounding guitar ever. Such a good song!
[Newest]This song is Led Zeppelin

20The Wanton Song
Great riff matched with a weird title.


22Gallows Pole

23Boogie With Stu

24Hey Hey What Can I Do
I gotta woman wanna ball all day...
Most underrated of led


26Stairway to Heaven
It is so overrated that it is underrated.
If this song isn't everyone's favorite song then it's severely underrated. That's how good it is.
This songs so good if it's not everyone's favorite it's underrated.

27D'yer Ma'ker

28Tea for One
Many people overlook this song because it's off what is arguably Led Zeppelin's worst album. The same goes for Achilles Last Stand and Nobody's Fault But Mine.
Tea for one is one of those songs you don't get tired of hearing.


30Going to California
Super relaxing and the mesh of calm guitars is beautiful. Like any other Led song the lyrics are enchanting! I couldn't believe this hadn't been added
I really don't think this song is underrated by Zep fans!

31The Rain Song
In my opinion this is the greatest acoustic song of all time and it has such a great strum pattern. Nobody could top Robert's lyrics on this one much different from "the way you squeeze my lemon. "
Close your eyes an listen to at least the first two minutes, if you don't mind. Despite its length of nine-ish minutes, I used to listen to this track every night for a fairly long time.


32Over the Hills and Far Away

33Dancing Days
It has that unique quality that I seek for when I listen to Led Zeppelin.
Amazing piece of music

34In the Light
Evereybody needs the light!

35Sick Again

36Black Country Woman
Robert's so called faminine in masculine way-kind vocals

37The Song Remains the Same
One of the most underrated and epic Led Zeppelin song
41 for The Song Remains the Same?

38Misty Mountain Hop

39What Is and What Should Never Be
One of their best

40In My Time of Dying
Such an epic song. Ten minutes of pure musical genius.
My favorite Page solo.

41Rock and Roll
Rock and Roll is easily one of the greatest songs of Led Zep, I couldn't make a top ten list of their musics without this one, but people always talk about other songs from the 4th album like Stairway to Heaven, Black Dog and When the Levee breaks, which are incredible good songs too, but Rock and Roll definitely needs more appreciation. It's so underrated that it doesn't even made it to a underrated songs list! Would be number 1 in this list for sure.


43For Your Life
Fantastic song that became very addictive to me after playing it a couple of times! Great song from the underrated Presence album.

44Good Times Bad Times
This song is always 10th or under on these lists when it's an awesome song and is one of my favorites.
This song is amazing!


45That's the Way

46Night Flight
Nobody ever talk about this one, it's probably just overshadowed by physical graffiti as a whole
The most underrated song of all time!

47I'm Gonna Crawl

48Ramble On
This song is WAY too underrated. If someone talks about their favourite led zeppelin song, they never say Ramble On! It's an amazing song, but everybody is so hung up on Stairway to Heaven that it's often ignored.

49White Summer

50Moby Dick
This is so underrated. The version at Royal Albert Hall makes it one of my favourites

51Thank You

52Baby Come On Home
It's really unfortunate that this was never put into an album (besides some releases of Coda)... Especially since it's one of their best.

53The Crunge
It has a funky riff with a nice bass line. Really underrated song from one of the greatest albums of all time. I can't wait for the zeppelin box sets coming out soon this year!

54Candy Store Rock

55Communication Breakdown

56Hats Off to (Roy) Harper

57Your Time Is Gonna Come

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